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How to Back Up Your Computer

The New York Times · 13 min

We’ve added backup instructions for Windows 11 and verified the directions for macOS Monterey. When was the last time you backed up all your important documents and photos? Last month? Last year? Never? Setting up a good backup system can seem time-consuming and intimidating, but it’s neither.

The Best Bluetooth Tracker

The New York Times · 22 min

Apple has added support for separation alerts to its AirTag trackers. If you’re lucky, the $30 you spend on a Bluetooth tracker will be wasted money. These tags are helpful only when you need to find your stuff—if you never lose things, they’re just ornamental.

Chrome finally gets an Adobe Acrobat PDF editor

Engadget · 1 min

PDFs aren’t the headache they once were, but they can still be a hassle sometimes, especially if all you need to do is make a quick edit. Not everyone wants to download dedicated desktop software for signing the occasional document and their web apps can present their own jank.